Lisa Denyer graduated from Coventry University in 2009 with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art. In 2010 she received second prize in the Gilchrist Fisher Award, held at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London. She was shortlisted for Salon Art Prize 2010, The Title Art Prize 2011 and Bankley Open 2013/14/15. In 2015 she received first prize in the PS Mirabel Open, and in 2016 she was shortlisted for Greater Manchester Arts Prize.
Solo exhibitions include Geode (2014) at South Square Gallery, Thornton, and Paintings as Objects (2016) at PS Mirabel, Manchester. Group exhibitions include About Painting (2014) at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, @PaintBritain (2015) at Ipswich Art School Gallery, Contemporary British Abstraction (2015) at SE9 Container Gallery, London, Semiotic Guerrilla Warfare (2015) at PAPER, Manchester, Contemporary British Painting (2016) at St Marylebone Crypt, London, Precious Little (2016) at Art-Athina, Athens, CBP Summer Exhibition (2016) at Quay Arts, Isle of Wight, and Paper Dialogues at Kir Royal Gallery, Valencia.